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5 May 2016Development of Zinave under way

The development of Zinave National Park as an integral component of Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA), the larger area surrounding the core transfrontier park, got under way in Janu

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28 April 2016President Hage Geingob of Namibia an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation

President Hage Geingob of Namibia has kindly agreed to become an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation. This follows on a meeting between President Geingob and Peace Parks Foundation vice-chairm

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26 April 2016Learning to identify bird species

Joe Grosel, chairman of BirdlifeSA in Limpopo province, conducted a four-day specialist birding course with the tracker students currently based at Londolozi Game Reserve.

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19 April 2016KAZA TFCA Secretariat and Peace Parks Foundation formalise cooperation

The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) and Peace Parks Foundation have worked together since the inception of KAZA. On 8 April 2016, the KAZA Secretariat Executive Director,

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15 April 2016Gonarezhou National Park meets threat head-on

Though Gonarezhou’s elephant population is still doing well, management is tackling the potential threat of wildlife crime head-on. The budding ranger corps is increasing, and rising to the challeng

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8 April 2016A unique adventure – Desert Kayak Trails

During the Easter weekend, the Desert Kayak Trails hosted the first large group of participants down the magnificent Orange River, within the parameters of the /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

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1 April 2016Helping two iconic species live in harmony

Gonarezhou National Park management is stepping in to save one of the park’s iconic species from another. As the elephant population in the park continues to grow, so does their impact on their surr

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28 March 2016Working together for Greater Mapungubwe TFCA

On 5 March, Mapungubwe National Park staff hosted environmental teachers from Botswana for a successful cleaning campaign. The 13 teachers were welcomed by Reckson Mashaba and Johannes Masalesa at Pon

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21 March 2016Cross-border cooperation saves marine life

Thanks to the excellent cross-border cooperation between the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve in Mozambique and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park in South Africa, a gill net measuring 20 x 3 metres wa

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16 March 2016Another 8 million Swedish Krona from the Swedish Postcode Lottery

Peace Parks Foundation Sweden is the grateful recipient of 8 million Swedish Krona from the Swedish Postcode Lottery. This brings the total received from the Swedish Postcode Lottery to date, to SEK7

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